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Hall of Fame Balloting

+ 2008
  • The National Baseball Hall of Fame is situated in Cooperstown, New York. Balloting takes place at the end of the calendar year and inductees are announced early the following year. The players are officially inducted in late July.
  • This is a listing of balloting results for 2008. Inductees must reach at least 75% to be inducted into the Hall of Fame and 5% to remain on the ballot for subsequent years. A player may stay on the ballot for 15 years and then he may be eligible to be inducted by the Veterans committee.
  • Future Hall of Famers (from subsequent votes) are highlighted in gold
  • RankPlayerFilterVotesShareVote NumberStatusPosHtWtB-TBornPlace of BirthDiedMLB Years
    1Rich Gossage46685.829ElectedP6-3217R-R1972-1994
    2Jim Rice39272.1914Remained on ballotLF-OF6-2205R-R1974-1989
    3Andre Dawson35865.937Remained on ballotOF6-3195R-R1976-1996
    4Bert Blyleven33661.8811Remained on ballotP6-3207R-R1970-1992
    5Lee Smith23543.286Remained on ballotP6-5220R-R1980-1997
    6Jack Morris23342.919Remained on ballotP6-3200R-R1977-1994
    7Tommy John15829.1014Remained on ballotP6-3185R-L1963-1989
    8Tim Raines13224.311Remained on ballotLF-OF5-8186B-R1979-2002
    9Mark McGwire12823.572Remained on ballot1B6-5250R-R1986-2001
    10Alan Trammell9918.237Remained on ballotSS6-0175R-R1977-1996
    11Dave Concepcion8816.2115Removed (15 years)SS6-1180R-R1970-1988
    12Don Mattingly8615.848Remained on ballot1B5-11185L-L1982-1995
    13Dave Parker8215.1012Remained on ballotOF6-5225L-R1973-1991
    14Dale Murphy7513.8110Remained on ballotOF6-5215R-R1976-1993
    15Harold Baines285.162Remained on ballotOF6-2195L-L1980-2001
    16Robb Nen20.371Removed (insuff votes)P6-5215R-R1993-2002
    17Rod Beck20.371Removed (insuff votes)P6-1235R-R1991-2004
    18Travis Fryman20.371Removed (insuff votes)3B-SS6-1195R-R1990-2002
    19Chuck Knoblauch10.181Removed (insuff votes)2B5-9170R-R1991-2002
    20Shawon Dunston10.181Removed (insuff votes)SS6-1180R-R1985-2002
    21David Justice10.181Removed (insuff votes)RF-LF6-3200L-L1989-2002
    22Chuck Finley10.181Removed (insuff votes)P6-6226L-L1986-2002
    23Todd Stottlemyre10.181Removed (insuff votes)P6-3200L-R1988-2002
    24Brady Anderson00.001Removed (insuff votes)CF-LF6-1202L-L1988-2002
    25Jose Rijo00.002Removed (insuff votes)P6-3200R-R1984-2002

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